Fortum to install 77 DC fast chargers in Norway

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Fortum, a charging network operator with an empire of over 450 public charging stations in the Nordic nations, has won a grant to deploy charging stations along six transport corridors in Norway. The 1.1-million euro deal calls for 77 DC fast chargers to be installed in 44 different locations.

Fortum will establish charging locations every 50 kilometers, filling in the gaps along Norway’s busiest highway routes to enable smooth EV journeys among the cities of Bergen, Oslo, Trondheim, Kristiansand and Stavanger.

Fortum will be collaborating with several other firms, including Renault and McDonald’s, on the project.

“This brings the Norwegian charging infrastructure into a new phase,” says Jan Haugen Ihle, Fortum’s Country Manager for Norway. “We look forward to providing EV users a much greater freedom and a cure for range anxiety, as we build more charging stations between the largest cities in the country.”

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Source: Fortum Charge & Drive

  • mark

    What type of DC fast charging in Norway?

    • Brandon

      The chargers that will be installed are most likely triple head fast chargers featuring CCS and CHAdeMO at 50 kW and Type 2 Mennekes at 43 kW. These are the most common fast chargers installed in Europe.

      • mark

        Yes, You are probably correct, but it would have been nice if Charles Morris posted this information in this article

      • Magne

        Unfortunatly they will probably only be dual head chargers with CCS and CHAdeMO (no Type 2 at 43 kW), but backed up with separate stands with Type 2 at 22 kW. This has been the most common installation in Norway since Renault changed from max 43 kW to max 22 kW on the Zoe…

    • Stian Mathisen

      Hi Mark,
      Stian Mathisen from Fortum Norway here. All locations will have chargers with both CCS and ChaDeMo at 50 kW. The Type 2 chargers will be 22 kW.

      With kind regards,
      Stian Mathisen, Communications Officer at Fortum Norway